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Motion: Donations to Political Parties

Lee Rhiannon 26 Aug 2017

Tuesday 15 August

Senator RHIANNON ( New South Wales ) ( 16:05 ): I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

   (i) Australia's biggest ethanol producer, Manildra, has donated over $4.1 million to political parties since 1998-99 and was granted twenty meetings with the NSW Minister before a new law on the NSW Ethanol Mandate was passed,

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Motion: Homelessness

Lee Rhiannon 26 Aug 2017

 

Wednesday 9 August

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (16:33): I, and also on behalf of Senator Cameron, move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

   (i) according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the most recent statistics from 2015-16 show that 275 requests for homelessness assistance were unable to be met each day,

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Adjournment Speech: Palestine

Tuesday 8 August

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (21:21): I recently returned from a self-funded fact finding trip to Palestine. As well as visiting Australian aid projects in the West Bank, I met with organisations and Palestinians living inside the 1948 borders of Israel. This was a very informative visit. I do thank Union Aid Abroad and EuroPal for their assistance.

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